The Appeasers

On August 21st, 1995, my daughter Rachel and I were out on an errand. When we got back to the house, we were shocked to hear horrible and tragic news. Rachel’s teacher at Ezra Academy, Joan Davenny, had been the victim of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem. (more…)

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Where was G-d at the World Trade Center?

Let me tell you about the sermon I was going to give today. It was about the book and movie The Perfect Storm . It was about how we often bring  tragedy upon ourselves by our own actions, the way that the crew of that fishing boat The Andrea Gail did, through denial, pride, and our misplaced priority on money. I was looking forward to giving that sermon. (more…)

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Bricks

      Bricks are located in the office/school entrance walk. Commemorate all your simchas and tributes, Click for FORM to buy a brick. Form will open and print with Adobe Reader or equal.

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Designated Funds

To complement Endowment Funds, where the intention is to preserve the principal in perpetuity and only use the income from investments, Designated Funds are created to support specific TBS activities from both the principal and the income. Exhaustion of principal is prevented by regular replenishment from the original sponsor and contributions by others who support the beneficiaries of the Designated Fund. Suggestions for New Designated Funds Let your imagination roam and think of old or new TBS activities that could use a dedicated source of income from your named Designated Fund. For example, A fund that would pay to plant flowers every year to beautify the TBS grounds A fund to provide refreshments for our annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot study A fund that would ensure that there are always flowers on the Bima A fund that would pay every year for the Yom Kippur Break-Fast A fund that would sponsor…

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